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" I waked one morning, in the beginning of last June, from a dream, of which all I could recover was, that I had thought myself in an ancient castle (a very natural dream for a head like mine filled with Gothic story) and that on the uppermost banister... "
The Panorama, a look all round at passing events - Page 73
1863
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 142

English literature - 1876
...panel, did not you recollect tho portrait of Lord Falkland, all in white, in my Gallery ? Shall I even confess to you, what was the origin of this romance ! I waked one morning, in the beginmng of last June, from a dream, of which, all I could recover was, that I had thought myself in...
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Dictionary of English Literature: Being a Comprehensive Guide to English ...

William Davenport Adams - English literature - 1880 - 708 pages
...in less than two months, and its author explains its origin by recounting how he " waked one morning from a dream, of which all I could recover was, that...an ancient castle (a very natural dream for a head like mine, filled with Gothic story), and that on the uppermost bannister of a great staircase I saw...
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English Language and Literary Criticism: English prose

James Baldwin - English language - 1883
...upon." It was written in less than two months, and had been suggested by a dream, " of which all that I could recover was, that I had thought myself in an ancient castle (a very natural dream for a head like mine, filled with Gothic story), and that on the uppermost bannister of a great staircase I saw...
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In Memory of Elizabeth Haven Appleton is Printed this Selection from Her ...

Elizabeth Haven Appleton - Cincinnati (Ohio) - 1891 - 267 pages
...is a letter to Mr. Cole, written from Strawberry Hill, telling something of the Castle of Otranto. " Shall I confess to you what was the origin of this...an ancient castle (a very natural dream for a head like mine, filled with Gothic story), and that, on the uppermost banister of a great staircase, I saw...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 273

Early English newspapers - 1892
...antiquary, told him how he came to write " The Mysterious Mother : " "I waked one morning," he says, " in the beginning of last June from a dream, of which...could recover was that I had thought myself in an ancien: castle (a very natural dream for a head filled like mine), and that on the uppermost banister...
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The Beginnings of the English Romantic Movement: A Study in Eighteenth ...

Phelps, William Lyon Phelps - English literature - 1893 - 192 pages
...me and Strawberry have, I hope, inclined you to excuse the wildness of the story. . . . Shall I ever confess to you, what was the origin of this romance...an ancient castle (a very natural dream for a head like mine filled with Gothic story) and that on the uppermost bannister of a great staircase I saw...
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The Beginnings of the English Romantic Movement: A Study in Eighteenth ...

Phelps, William Lyon Phelps - English literature - 1893 - 192 pages
...me and Strawberry have, I hope, inclined you to excuse the wildness of the story. . . . Shall I ever confess to you, what was the origin of this romance...an ancient castle (a very natural dream for a head like mine filled with Gothic story) and that on the uppermost bannister of a great staircase I saw...
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The Beginnings of the English Romantic Movement: A Study in Eighteenth ...

Phelps, William Lyon Phelps - English literature - 1893 - 192 pages
...me and Strawberry have, I hope, inclined you to excuse the wildness of the story. . . . Shall I ever confess to you, what was the origin of this romance...an ancient castle (a very natural dream for a head like mine filled with Gothic story) and that on the uppermost bannister of a great staircase. I saw...
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The Beginnings of the English Romantic Movement: A Study in Eighteenth ...

Phelps, William Lyon Phelps - English literature - 1893 - 192 pages
...the wildness of the story. . . . Shall I ever confess to you, what was the origin of this romance I I waked one morning, in the beginning of last June,...an ancient castle (a very natural dream for a head like mine filled with Gothic story) and that on the uppermost bannister of a great staircase I saw...
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The Beginnings of the English Romantic Movement: A Study in Eighteenth ...

Phelps, William Lyon Phelps - English literature - 1893 - 192 pages
...me and Strawberry have, I hope, inclined you to excuse the wildness of the story. . . . Shall I ever confess to you, what was the origin of this romance ? I waked one morning, in the beginning <Sf last June, from a dream, of which all I could recover was, that I had thought myself in an ancient...
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